General Ledger Accountant
What's the role?
The Accountant assists in the preparation of financial statements and analysis for assigned Market Organization(s). This position executes accounting processes maintaining Hilti’s Internal Control System. The Accountant participates in special management projects as needed.
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
As the General Ledger Accountant, you will execute month and year-end close activities for assigned Market Organization(s) and perform all GL Accounting functions related to period close, including but not limited to post entries, reconcile accounts, variance analysis, and management reports, for assigned Market Organization(s). You will be responsible to update the inventory standard cost, the analysis of purchase price variance, and inventory adjustment to ensure the accurate costing of inventory. You will also assist with annual internal and external audits by preparing assigned schedules, providing supporting documentation, and meeting with auditors, as needed.
The role of General Ledger Accountant will also adhere to Hilti’s Internal Control System for assigned Market Organization(s) and contribute to department and organization special management projects, as assigned. You will identify opportunities for and drive continuous process improvement for efficiency gains and maintain up-to-date documentation of responsibilities and cross-train for processes, as needed.
What do we offer?
We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibility from the start. In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting opportunities to move around the business.
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team.
What you need is:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business or equivalent experience, required
- Minimum two (2) years’ financial accounting and/or financial analysis experience, required
- Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred
- Strong communication skills (verbal, written), required
- Demonstrated problem solving, organizational, and time management skills with attention to detail
- Strong analytical and accounting skills – thorough understanding of GAAP and IFRS, preferred
- Strong computer skills including, but not limited to, Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
- SAP application knowledge, strongly preferred
Normal office conditions
Up 10% (domestic/international/both) travel, required
Flexibility to work on some Holidays, required
Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
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